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Horror Realm Presents Charity Screening of George Romero’s “Martin”

Proceeds of event to benefit Scares That Care   Pittsburgh, PA – May 14, 2013 – Horror Realm presents a special screening of the 1978 horror film “Martin”, written and directed by George Romero.  The event takes place on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at the Hollywood Theater in Dormont.   Net proceeds will benefit Scares That Care, […]


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Gina Torres to Philly.

Zoë Washburne Joins Fellow Crewmembers Glau, Baldwin, Staite, Other Top Celebrities At Pennsylvania Convention Center PHILADELPHIA, May 13, 2013 – The fans asked… and Wizard World has answered.  Actress Gina Torres, who played “Zoë Washburne” in “Firefly,” and Serenity, will attend Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, joining fellow cast members Summer Glau, Adam Baldwin, and Jewel Staite at the event, set for May […]


Conventions next weekend May 17th-21st, 2013

May 17th-21st, 2013 Anime Central Rosemont, IL Big Wow Comic San Jose, CA Costume Con 31 Denver, CO Dallas Comic Con Dallas, TX East Coast Black Age of Comics Philly, PA (Sat) Ecof Chicago, IL Keycon Winnepeg, MB MCBA Bloomington, MN Mobicon Mobile, Al Motor City ComicCon Detroit, MI Nebula Awards San Jose, CA Orlando […]


CONvergence 2013 Pre-Registration Ends Soon

  Pre-Registration for CONvergnce 2012 ends in just a few days, on Wednesday May 15. Until then, adult memberships are $60, memberships for teens ages 13-17 are $40, and kids ages 6-12 $20. (As always, kids 5 and under can attend for free.) After May 15, pre-registration will be closed, and you’ll have to register at-the-door to attend, with adult memberships […]


Nathan Fillion Unable To Attend Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con

  PHILADELPHIA, May 9, 2013 – Wizard World has been advised that Nathan Fillion will be unable to attend Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con because of an unexpected scheduling conflict. We regret any inconvenience this may cause. All VIP Tickets, Serenity VIP Tickets, Photo Ops, Dual Photo Ops, Group Photo Ops and Autographs will be refunded, please allow […]


Worldcon and NASFiC site selection open

Voting has started to choose the sites of the 2015 World Science Fiction Convention and the 2014 North American Science Fiction Convention. Ballots and instructions are here. Both require you to be a member (either attending or supporting) of this year’s Worldcon, and both involve an additional fee, which buys you a membership in whichever […]


Confluence covers

In this edition Shawn covers carrying a backpack for a convention.


Florida Supercon news.

It’s been a jam packed week since we sent out our last update email! In the last few days we’ve confirmed that Chandler Riggs, star of The Walking Dead will be appearing at Florida Supercon on Saturday, July 6th! Chandler stars as Carl Grimes on The Walking Dead and joins several other cast members at […]


20 convention dates added!

July 2nd, 2013 Image Comics Expo San Francisco, CA July 20th-21st, 2013 Comic Book Show Jacksonville, FL July 26th-28th, 2013 Steel City ConMonroeville, PA Sept 28th-29th, 2013 MICE Cambridge, MA Aug 4th, 2013 Charlotte Comic Charlotte, NC Aug 23rd-25th, 2013 Tampa Bay Comic Con Tampa, FL Sept 26th-27th, 2013 Days of The Dead Los Angeles, […]


Conventions Next Weekend May 9th-13th, 2013

May 9th-13th, 2013 ANS Comic La Plata, MD Bam-con Pittsfield, MA Bellecon Jacksonville, FL Brickfair Manchester, NH Comic Book ConnSt Augustine, FL Faerie FestDarlington, MD Hickorycon Hickory, NC Leprecon Tempe, AZ Misti-con Laconia, NH Nashville Comic Nashville, TN Port City Pop Con Wilmington, NC Saltfest Salt Lake City, UT Toronto Comics Arts Toronto, ON Toy […]


Confluence 2013 cancelled

Confluence has been forced to cancel for this year after its hotel informed it that it would be closing four days before the convention, and Confluence was unable to find a new location at short notice. Refunds are available; see the Confluence Web site for contact information. The convention organizers are confident it will be […]



4 DAYS REMAIN FOR ONLINE/PAPER VOTING! NOMINATION BALLOTS DUE MAY 6!   BALTIMORE, MD (May 3, 2013) — The Final Weekend is here! The Executive Committees of the Harvey Awards and the Baltimore Comic-Con are announcing our final reminder that the official Nomination Ballot for this year’s Harvey Awards, honoring work published in the 2012 calendar year, are due on Monday, May 6, 2013. […]


Lucy Huntzinger selected as Corflu GoH

Corflu isn’t able to bring you its customary online stream this year, so here is the result of its Guest of Honor selection, which was performed in the traditional manner of pulling a random name from a hat: Lucy Huntzinger, the last remaining member of the trio who originally dreamed Corflu up. It’s an especially […]


Free Comic Book Day.

Just a reminder that tomorrow is Free Comic Book Day. Almost like a minicon experience at stores across the country many stores have guests as well as the free comics. Always a great day to take a friend who has never read a comic into your local store. For a list of all the events […]


FanimeCon 2013 Announces Mechanical Designer Tsuyoshi Nonaka as a Guest of Hono

San Jose, CA (April 30, 2013) – FanimeCon is pleased to announce famed mechanical designer, Tsuyoshi Nonaka as a Guest of Honor for FanimeCon 2013, taking place at the McEnery Convention Center in downtown San Jose over Memorial Day weekend. Although Tsuyoshi Nonaka’s name isn’t one commonly brought up in America, numerous fans are likely […]


Florida Supercon news.

Florida Supercon, July 4-7 2013 is getting closer, and we’ve already announced over 300 guest celebrities, artists, writers, video game developers, musicians, etc… George Takei (Star Trek), Dave Gibbons (Watchmen), Adam Baldwin (Firefly, Chuck), Laurie Holden (Walking Dead), Olivier Coipel (Avengers, X-Men), Sgt Slaughter (G.I. Joe, WWE), Dana Snyder (Aqua Teen), George Perez (Avengers, […]

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